Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : python-django vulnerability (USN-3089-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Sergey Bobrov discovered that Django incorrectly parsed cookies when
being used with Google Analytics. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to set arbitrary cookies leading to a CSRF protection
bypass.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93774 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7401

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